#553b8d Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #553b8d is composed of 33.3% red, 23.1% green and 55.3% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 39.7% cyan, 58.2% magenta, 0% yellow and 44.7% black. It has a hue angle of 259 degrees, a saturation of 41% and a lightness of 39.2%. #553b8d color hex could be obtained by blending #aa76ff with #00001b. Closest websafe color is: #663399.

    • R 33
    • G 23
    • B 55
    RGB color chart
    • C 40
    • M 58
    • Y 0
    • K 45
    CMYK color chart

#553b8d color description : Dark moderate violet.

#553b8d Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #553b8d has RGB values of R:85, G:59, B:141 and CMYK values of C:0.4, M:0.58, Y:0, K:0.45. Its decimal value is 5585805.

Hex triplet 553b8d #553b8d
RGB Decimal 85, 59, 141 rgb(85,59,141)
RGB Percent 33.3, 23.1, 55.3 rgb(33.3%,23.1%,55.3%)
CMYK 40, 58, 0, 45
HSL 259°, 41, 39.2 hsl(259,41%,39.2%)
HSV (or HSB) 259°, 58.2, 55.3
Web Safe 663399 #663399
CIE-LAB 31.766, 31.071, -41.744
XYZ 10.117, 6.982, 26.013
xyY 0.235, 0.162, 6.982
CIE-LCH 31.766, 52.038, 306.661
CIE-LUV 31.766, 4.94, -58.868
Hunter-Lab 26.424, 22.102, -39.87
Binary 01010101, 00111011, 10001101

Color Schemes with #553b8d

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Alternatives to #553b8d

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#553b8d Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #553b8d

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.text {color:#553b8d;}
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Shades and Tints of #553b8d

A shade is achieved by adding black to any pure hue, while a tint is created by mixing white to any pure color. In this example, #020103 is the darkest color, while #f6f4fa is the lightest one.

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Tones of #553b8d

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #636167 is the less saturated color, while #4105c3 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #553b8d is perceived by people affected by a color vision deficiency. This can be useful if you need to ensure your color combinations are accessible to color-blind users.

  • #4c4c4c Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #4e4959 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #16519d Protanopia 1% of men
  • #19558c Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #4e545b Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #2d4997 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #2e4b8c Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #504b6d Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population